Oakland, California 94612
John A. Chatowski specializes in counseling, litigation, and dispute resolution in complex insurance coverage disputes. Over his more than twenty-year legal career, Mr. Chatowski has represented insurers in California and federal courts in litigation involving first and third-party coverage issues, bad faith claims, declaratory relief actions, and contribution actions involving general liability, homeowners, automobile, umbrella, special excess, and errors and omissions policies involving attorney professional liability, construction defect, pollution, personal injury, advertising injury, and intellectual property claims.
In addition, Mr. Chatowski has also represented clients in all phases of litigation, from inception through appeal, and in binding and non-binding alternative dispute resolution, involving trade secret, copyright, trademark, commercial, real estate, construction defect, environmental, software licensing, and personal injury lawsuits throughout California and in jurisdictions nationwide on behalf of individuals, and businesses from small corporations to Fortune 500 companies.
|Areas of Practice||1) Products Liability, 2) Civil Litigation, 3) dispute resolution in complex insurance coverage disputes, 4) professional liability, 5) construction defect, 6) pollution, 7) personal injury and 8) advertising injury and intellectual property|
|Law School||Syracuse University College of Law (J.D.,1994)|
|Education||University of California at Davis (B.A.,1991)|
|Bar Member / Association||California State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Selvin Wraith Halman LLP|
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